20 July 2010 - The Kabul Conference is officially underway. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in his capacity as co-chair of the conference, made opening remarks following President Hamid Karzai's keynote address.
19 July 2010 - Afghan singer Farhad Darya entertains fans of all ages at a peace concert on the eve of the Kabul Conference. The Kabul-born artist said he wants to remind Afghan leaders and the international community to think of the people of Afghanistan tomorrow when making their decisions.
KABUL - Dozens of Afghan women from the provinces of Kandahar in the south to Takhar in the north are calling on Afghan leaders to give more visibility to women’s rights at the Kabul Conference on Tuesday, cautioning that unless more is done to include women in the national decis
17July 2010 - The Afghan Department of Social Affairs has trained more than 100 members of Government and civil society in eastern Afghanistan about juvenile justice with a longer term goal of keeping underage offenders out of prisons.
15 July 2010 - The official tasked with helping to decide which names of individuals or entities to remove from the list of those subject to Security Council sanctions measures against Al-Qaida and the Taliban said today that petitioners can be assured of receiving a fair and effective hearing of
NEW YORK - Kimberly Prost, the newly appointed Ombudsperson of the Security Council’s 1267 Committee — also known as the Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee — pledged at Headquarters today that she would make her office independent and accessible to sanctioned individuals se